GENTLE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of gentle
Definition:
a. well-born; of a good family or respectable birth; mild; meek; bland; amiable; tender
Example:
His aunt Polly stood surprised a moment, and then broke into a gentle laugh.
Sentence in Classic:
Exactly as before, I was your little skylark, your doll, which you would in future treat with doubly gentle care, because it was so brittle and fragile.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Context
Father Arnall rose from his seat and went among them, helping the boys with gentle words and telling them the mistakes they had made.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
A heavily timbered park stretched up in a gentle slope, thickening into a grove at the highest point.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
There was a long pause, during which we held our breath, and then a very gentle creaking sound came to our ears.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Tom surveyed his last touch with the eye of an artist, then he gave his brush another gentle sweep and surveyed the result, as before.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
But when the spring, with a gentle stirring motion, announced her arrival, a new and busy life arose; with songs and hurrahs the ice was sawn asunder, the ships were fresh tarred and rigged, that they might sail away to distant lands.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
He spoke in that refined French in which our grandfathers not only spoke but thought, and with the gentle, patronizing intonation natural to a man of importance who had grown old in society and at court.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre, with a gentle smile of pity and remorse, his arms and legs helplessly spread out, stood with his broad chest directly facing Dolokhov looked sorrowfully at him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It made him angry just because the idea of marrying the gentle Princess Mary, who was attractive to him and had an enormous fortune, had against his will more than once entered his head.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
There was an inflexibility in her face, in her voice, in her gait and carriage, amply sufficient to account for the effect she had made upon a gentle creature like my mother; but her features were rather handsome than otherwise, though unbending and austere.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
But Wemmick was equally untiring and gentle in his vigilance, and the Aged read on, quite unconscious of his many rescues.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context